A senior US general explains that we’re learning to fight 4GWs, but slowly

Summary: We've slowed the intensity of our efforts in the Long War, following failures in Iraq and Afghanistan. So the momentum shifts to our foes, as the fires we've sparked across the Middle East spread. Success in the next phase depends on what our military leaders have learned from their failures. Today a senior general … Continue reading A senior US general explains that we’re learning to fight 4GWs, but slowly

The Flynn report, itself a symptom of deep problems in the government establishment

I lack the time to write an analysis of the Flynn report:  "Fixing Intel: A Blueprint for Making Intelligence Relevant in Afghanistan", by Michael T. Flynn (Major General, USA), Matt Pottinger (Captain, USMC), and Paul D. Batchelor (DIA).  In brief, I believe... It's important. Nagl's grossly understated the event with "“ it was an irregular way to … Continue reading The Flynn report, itself a symptom of deep problems in the government establishment